With its fresh, fun, and hip approach, SEXUALITY NOW: EMBRACING DIVERSITY, THIRD EDITION, helps to teach users what they need and want to know about sexuality while clearly conveying foundational biological and health issues and citing current and classic research. The book continues to be a product of author Janell Carroll's partnership with her users, answering the questions and concerns that users have about themselves and their sexuality with scientific fact, sensitivity, humor, and unmatched candor. Carroll presents the range of sexual orientations and behaviors and takes into account the social, religious, ethnic, racial, and cultural contexts of today's users; this edition includes even more examples and research on sexual diversity both within and across cultures. An excellent resource package supports users, including videos, an online tutorial featuring diagnostic quizzing and automatic grading, and the PowerLecture™ presentation tool with readymade lecture slides, text images, and questions on slides for use with user response system software and "clickers."
Dr. Janell Carroll received her Ph.D. in human sexuality education from the University of Pennsylvania in 1989. She teaches in the psychology department at the University of Hartford in Connecticut, is an AASECT-certified sexuality educator, and has received numerous awards for her teaching and work in the field of human sexuality. In 2005, the University of Hartford recognized her with the Gordon Clark Ramsey Award for Creative Excellence, given to professors who demonstrate sustained excellence and creativity in the classroom. Carroll has also been recognized by Planned Parenthood as a Sexuality Educator of the Year. Prior to teaching at University of Hartford, Dr. Carroll was a tenured psychology professor at Baker University, where she was honored with awards for Professor of the Year and Most Outstanding Person on Campus. A dynamic educator, speaker, and author, Dr. Carroll has also hosted two of her own radio talk shows about on sexuality and appeared as an expert on numerous television talk shows and networks. She maintains her own sexuality website at http://www.drjanellcarroll.com.
1. Exploring Human Sexuality: Past and Present. 2. Understanding Human Sexuality: Theory and Research. 3. Communication: Enriching Your Sexuality. 4. Gender Development, Gender Roles, and Gender Identity. 5. Female Sexual Anatomy and Physiology. 6. Male Sexual Anatomy and Physiology. 7. Love and Intimacy. 8. Childhood and Adolescent Sexuality. 9. Adult Sexual Relationships. 10. Sexual Expression: Arousal and Response. 11. Sexual Orientation. 12. Pregnancy and Birth. 13. Contraception and Abortion. 14. Challenges to Sexual Functioning. 15. Sexually Transmitted Infections and HIV/AIDS. 16. Varieties of Sexual Expression. 17. Power and Sexual Coercion. 18. Sexual Images and Selling Sex.
Great information in a text that keeps your attention
I ordered this book for my Psychology class and loved how it was written and enjoyed all the chapters and what I learned from it. There's no worry about falling asleep while reading this book. The only think I regret is only getting it as a rental and not a book I can pick up off my bookshelf and look things up again from it.
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